Recently Rocks Off asked our writers if Houston could ever have a "great" music scene,whatever that means. The answers were so wide-ranging we had to divide them among several posts. I want to preface this by saying that I am in love with Houston's music scene, and think it already is the greatest ... More >>
Cheap beer, affordable tickets, swanky surroundings -- what's not to like about minor and independent league baseball parks?
Here at Houston Press HQ, Rocks Off has a program where we can see every search someone types into that window with the magnifying glass in the top right-hand corner of our home page and any of the four Houston Press blogs. That's right, we're watching you. Be careful. It's fascinating, the things ... More >>
There's not much discussion of the Texas Rangers down in these parts -- except for when they're beating the asses of the Houston Astros, which they seem to do quite often. So Tom Hicks announcing now that he's willing to sell a majority interest in the franchise normally wouldn't generate much inter ... More >>
Minor leaguers toil away, hoping for a shot at the majors. One of them, Round Rock's Jason Green, got a call from the Astros, giving him a chance to live the dream. Others labor on.
A miffed Lanier makes common cause with the controller
Reid Ryan embarked on a new career as a team owner facing one big obstacle: voter approval of a new stadium. Then he called in a campaigner with the perfect pitch: a father named Nolan.
A guide to who's who in the Press Music Awards ballot. Plus, the where and when of the Press Music Awards Showcase!
Ken Schnitzer gets off -- with a little help from his friends
Thoughts of Sonic Youth, kid's shows and animal testing with sick body and warped mind
Dead at 33, David Catney leaves Houston a special jazz legacy
Houston champion Don Sanders and Austin jazzman Tony Campise